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Ruckelhaus Center to weigh in on tug-of-war over public records requests

  • Aug 26, 2013 at 8:31AM

There are those throughout the public sector convinced some of Washingtonians are abusing the Public Records Act. And despite setbacks and defeats, an effort among lawmakers to make it easier for public agencies to block requests and to limit the time spent on compiling records continues.

PeaceHealth to install electronic health record system

  • Aug 26, 2013 at 6:58PM

PeaceHealth clinics are joining a growing list of hospital and clinics using electronic health records to record, retrieve and store patient health care records. PeaceHealth's Peace Island Medical Center in Friday Harbor will transition to Epic, a widely-used system, beginning Sept. 1.

Hospice offers free grief support group

  • Aug 26, 2013 at 6:35PM

The eight-week grief support group will by led by Lenore Bayuk, and meets Tuesdays, beginning Sept. 10, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen to tour San Juan Island, Wednesday

  • Aug 27, 2013 at 11:07AM

First stop for the congressman will be a tour of the pending Cattle Point Road relocation project, which is moving forward with $5.5 million in federal funds that Larsen helped to secure.

Richard Brent 'Dick' Barnes: 1942—2013 | Passages

  • Aug 27, 2013 at 12:51PM

Dick will be remembered for his sense of humor, his love of music and theater, his dedication to animals, especially his own dogs and cats, and his longtime love of San Juan Island.

Better because of change, innovation | Guest Column

  • Aug 27, 2013 at 4:00PM

When you get to your tenth decade on this globe, you sometimes have to take a break and wonder if all the high tech things happening are for the best.

Back to school

  • Aug 28, 2013 at 5:00AM

The rhythm of San Juan Island will undergo a seismic shift starting Thursday, as the 755 or so students of the island’s sole public school district will be first to cross the threshold in the annual back-to-school migration.

Lyndsy Taylor joins Friday Harbor High, master's degree in hand

  • Aug 28, 2013 at 10:17AM

Taylor, who maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout her college career, graduated Aug. 24 from Western Washington University's Woodring College of Education with a master's degree in education and an endorsement in Spanish. She begins a professional career in the field of education this fall at Friday Harbor High School, teaching Spanish classes.

Journal political cartoon; August 28 edition | Opinion

  • Aug 28, 2013 at 12:00PM

Cartoon musings on local news and events are published periodically in the Journal of the San Juan Islands, and periodically on

Low-income housing grants — $25K total — available through county

  • Aug 28, 2013 at 4:46PM

San Juan County will award grants and loans totaling up to $25,000 in 2013 for projects that help make housing available to local residents of very low income. Deadline to apply is Sept. 30.

Lummi wield art in battle against coal

  • Aug 28, 2013 at 8:00PM

The two-week journey will generally follow the coal train path from the Powder River Basin in Montana and Wyoming, connecting with Indian tribes, towns, cities and rural residents along the route.

Fab four star in ‘Summer Serenade’

  • Aug 29, 2013 at 4:00AM

From Beethoven to Gershwin: von Dassow, Krivchenia, Zarek, Collado in concert

Bright line | Editorial

  • Aug 29, 2013 at 2:00PM

Women who are served by the more than 50 public hospital districts in the state will continue to have the assurance they can exercise their legal rights.

Air ambulance? It happens every day | Guest Column

  • Aug 29, 2013 at 6:00PM

When time is critical, like in the real-life case study below, Island Air Ambulance responds

Labor Day musical extravaganza

  • Aug 30, 2013 at 12:00PM

The 2nd annual San Juan Music Festival begins at 11 a.m., on the grounds of the former Browne’s Lumber parking lot, 330 Spring Street.

Nichols St. goes upscale with ‘Big Cheese’

  • Aug 31, 2013 at 8:00AM

New eatery offers 60 varieties of cheese, 40 Pacific Northwest wines

Greenhouse Cafe: going ‘green’ in all the right spaces

  • Aug 31, 2013 at 8:00PM

“I make everything from scratch,” chef Ricarda Burnett says. “I love cooking and I love changing the menu to take advantage of whatever growing season we’re in.”

Charitable classic car show notches new fundraising mark

  • Aug 31, 2013 at 7:37PM

Three fewer entries than a year ago didn’t set back Concourse d’ Elegance 2013 one bit. In fact, this year’s event, marked by a 23 percent increase in spectator contributions, topped the 2012 mark for charitable proceeds by a healthy dose.

Harlan Dean Anderson: 1949-2013 | Passages

  • Aug 31, 2013 at 7:03PM

Harlan loved any sport played with a ball, but most especially softball. He played for Friday Harbor Mudsharks from 1987-1998, then later with co-ed and men’s teams in Bellingham and Brookings.

'Superpod' helps to make a girl's dream come true | Guest Column

  • Aug 31, 2013 at 7:15PM

Emily’s lifelong wish was to observe orcas in the wild. With as much time as the resident orcas have been spending away from San Juan Island this summer (due to the lack of food source), I was definitely feeling the pressure. What if the orcas weren’t around the Salish Sea while she was here?

Hospital board takes heat over medical services, AG opinion

  • Aug 31, 2013 at 8:13PM

A standing-room-only crowd urged the commission to advocate for the islanders who elect the commissioners and pay the taxes. Charles Richardson told the commission, “I need you to represent me with PeaceHealth.” Meanwhile, Island Hospital passed on a potential partnership with PeaceHealth

Bound together to help island families | Guest Column

  • Sep 1, 2013 at 5:00AM

The Family Resource Center offers opportunities for families and children that are important for individuals, families and the entire community.

Spaghetti ready for Truesdale benefit dinner | Letters

  • Sep 1, 2013 at 7:00AM

There will be a benefit spaghetti dinner at the American Legion for Greg on Sept. 7, at 5 p.m., as he recovers from a construction accident. Support can also be made through donation to “The Greg Truesdale Benefit Fund” at Whidbey Island Bank.

Business owners press port for action—Round 2

  • Sep 1, 2013 at 8:00AM

Update: The Port of Friday Harbor and San Juan Island Fire Rescue announced Friday, Aug. 30, that the Aug. 17 fire that destroyed Downriggers Restaurant was caused by an electrical problem within a wall near the restaurant's kitchen.

Unique portrait of ‘Founding Father’ revealed in three-act play

  • Sep 1, 2013 at 10:00AM updated Sep 4, 2013 at 5:35PM

Local playwright Don Pollard takes us into the study of the third President of the United States for a close-up chat that follows Jefferson from his presidency and tumultuous relationship with John Adams, through his efforts to expand the country westward, to the end of his life on the same July 4 that Adams died.

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